Granting of "Virusara Privilege Card" held in Hambantota

The sixth-phase of granting “Virusara Privilege Card” to war heroes and their family members, came about today (30) under the patronage of the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardane at the Magampura International Convention Centre.

30 Apr 2016

Sri Lanka Defence Delegation represents the 15th Defence Service Asia Exhibition and Conference

At the invitation of the Prime Minister of Malaysia Hon. Dato Seri Mohomed Najib Bin Abdul Razak, a Defence Delegation from Sri Lanka comprising the State Minister of Defence, Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene, along with Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Kolitha Gunathilaka and senior officers from the tri-forces participated at the 15th Defence Service Asia Exhibition and Conference held in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia on 21 April 2016.

30 Apr 2016

A grand reception held onboard French Naval Ship “Aconit”

Displaying her warm hospitality, a grand reception was held onboard the French Naval Ship “Aconit” today (29).

29 Apr 2016

French Naval ship ‘Aconit’ arrives at the Port of Colombo

The French Naval Ship ‘Aconit’ arrived at the Port of Colombo on 29th April 2016 on a goodwill visit.

29 Apr 2016

Navy apprehends sixteen local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing

Naval personnel apprehended 16 local fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing activities in two separate incidents.

29 Apr 2016

Navy arrests 6 fishermen while transferring sea cucumbers illegally

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Thammanna in Mannar of North Central Command arrested six local fishermen who were illegally transferring sea cucumbers in the sea area Southwest of Kachchativu yesterday (28).

29 Apr 2016


˝A View from the International Maritime Boundary line India – Sri Lanka˝ the debut book authored by Captain Prasad Kariyapperuma was launched at the Admiral Somathilake Dissanayaka Auditorium at the Naval Headquarters on 28th April 2016.

29 Apr 2016

26th IMBL Meeting held onboard SLNS Sagara

The 26th International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) annual meeting between the representatives of Navies and Coast Guards of Sri Lanka and India was held onboard SLNS Sagara at the Indo-Sri Lanka Maritime Boundary Line off Kankasanthurai on 28th April 2016.

28 Apr 2016

Twenty-one Indian fishermen arrested in the Northwestern seas

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest 21 Indian fishermen along with 3 Indian fishing Dhows poaching in Sri Lankan waters Southwest of Talaimannar on 27th April 2016.

27 Apr 2016

A defence delegation of Pakistan National Defence University calls on Commander of the Navy

A 19-member defence delegation of Pakistan National Defence University arrived in Sri Lanka on a study tour on 24th April 2016. The delegation was headed by Lieutenant General Nazir Ahamed Butt, and called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters today (26).

26 Apr 2016